SHEPHERD, Mich. – Authorities say that a weapon found in a gym locker at a mid-Michigan school was made accidentally by an off-duty police officer.
The Shepherd Police Department said in a statement on Facebook that the weapon left at the Shepherd High School by an officer, who is not a member of the department. The statement said a student and employee alerted officials about the weapon.
The Morning Sun of Mount Pleasant reports Shepherd Public Schools Superintendent Claire Bunker told parents in a mass phone message Monday that the weapon was found before school started that day, that the speculation about that to the left of the weapon.
Police say additional information, including details on the weapon involved is not immediately released.
Information from: Morning Sun, http://www.themorningsun.com/